Astana will host the Asian championship in Kyokushinkai-Kan karate
On 16-17 June there will be held the Asian
championship in Kyokushin-Kan karate in "Daulet" sport complex.
According to the official website of capital akimat, the event is dedicated to
the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the capital.
The competition will be held in two disciplines: kata and kumite. Fighters from 12 years in 37 weight categories will be able to take part in them.
More than 250 athletes from 12 countries, such as Iran, Iraq, India, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kirgizstan, Russia, Japan, Mongolia, and Turkmenistan applied for participation in the championship.
Such athletes as Alisher Karmenov, the world champion, will defend the honor of our country among men. Also among men the absolute champion of Asia Nikita Garas will perform. Among women will perform as a silver champion of the world - Asemgul Sabyrhanand and Madina Sautova will defend the honor of the country in the junior part.
The organizers of the competition were the ministry of culture and sports of Kazakhstan, Astana akimat, Republican national Federation of Kyokushin-Kan karate.
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